| Jul 4, 2013
| 8:27 PM
Although police had prepared for problems, Thursday's Fourth of July celebrations around Baltimore were mostly trouble-free.
During a news conference just before sunset at the Inner Harbor, Baltimore Police Commissioner Anthony W. Batts said there had...
| Jul 1, 2013
The next time you're out for a pleasant evening stroll on Lancaster Street in Harbor East, make sure you realize that you're in one of Baltimore's most impoverished neighborhoods. The man in the Armani suit walking out of a green glass office building and...
| Jun 24, 2013
| 8:15 AM
Kudos to Carl Councilman Stokes ("Stokes holds up Harbor Point," June 21). I hope the rest of the Baltimore City Council lines up behind him.
Harbor Point should not be developed with a new Exelon Corp. building, let alone one subsidized by taxpayer...
| Jun 18, 2013
Michael's is coming down the JFX. The owners of Michael's Cafe in Timonium have announced plans to add a Federal Hill location.
The new restaurant will be built on what is now a parking lot at South Charles and Cross streets. The plan is for a spring...
| Jun 3, 2013
| 8:00 AM
In the summer of 1989, the Baltimore Harbor Promenade opened officially. It began with a 3-mile walk from the Canton Waterfront Park and concluded at Rash Field in the Inner Harbor. "The Promenade was designed as a permanent public pedestrian walkway with...
| Jul 3, 2013
| 1:20 PM
Pop quiz: What's the home-improvement project that comes closest to paying for itself when you sell?
Not a snazzy new kitchen or bathroom. A lowly steel front door.
So says Remodeling magazine in its annual survey breaking down the cost benefits of...
| Jul 6, 2013
| 2:53 PM
He tucks his 36-inch wheel into a corner at a tavern in Fells Point, where he has come to say farewell to some friends and co-workers.
Cary Gray, 25, arrives early for a goodbye party to wish him well as he prepares to begin a yearlong attempt at...
| Jul 5, 2013
| 11:00 AM
The media constantly reminds us of what is wrong with Baltimore. There is the pervasive crime problem, stories of political corruption and educational and environmental issues. But there is something very right about Baltimore that gets very little...
| Jul 9, 2013
| 4:30 AM
A recent commentary wrongly criticized The Baltimore Sun for not covering local theater ("The show goes on," July 6). In the several decades that I have subscribed to The Sun, I have never seen such wide coverage of theater here as now exists.
| Jul 10, 2013
| 5:45 AM
A few years ago, Billy Malkin decided there was a lack of high-quality sushi delivery along the Baltimore waterfront. So he convinced a friend, Eugene McDowell, to partner with him on a place of their own.
Before opening the Sushi Place in Fells...
| Jul 10, 2013
| 9:45 AM
I agree wholeheartedly with Linda Allman that there are some very worthwhile small theaters in Baltimore City ("The show goes on," July 6). My husband and I have attended some memorable productions through the years at Fells Point, The Vagaband,...